News tagged with plaque
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A new study shows that having a high amount of beta amyloid or "plaques" in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease may cause steeper memory decline in mentally healthy older people than does having the APOE ɛ4 allele, ...
Neuroscience Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Alzheimer's disease is a severe neurodegenerative disease that affects 45% of people over 85 years of age. The research teams of Prof. Jin-Moo Lee at Washington University in Saint Louis, USA, and Prof. Milos Pekny at Sahlgrenska ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Leading scientists have selected the first drugs to be evaluated in a worldwide clinical study to determine whether they can prevent Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day may keep the doctor away, but eating watermelon may just keep the cardiologist at bay.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new molecule designed to treat Alzheimer's disease has significant promise and is potentially the safest to date, according to researchers.
Medical research Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
An experimental drug that failed to stop mental decline in Alzheimer's patients in the U.S. and Canada also showed some potential benefit in slowing brain plaque, fuller results of two major studies show.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital are one step closer to understanding why plaque bursts in coronary arteries and causes heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sleep disruptions may be among the earliest indicators of Alzheimer's disease, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report Sept. 5 in Science Translational Medicine.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists have found that eliminating an enzyme from mice with symptoms of Alzheimer's disease leads to a 90 percent reduction in the compounds responsible for formation of the plaques linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging among older adults in Iceland, researchers estimated the prevalence of unrecognized heart attacks, which was associated with an increased risk of death, according to a study in the ...
Cardiology Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In research studies, scientists regularly use positron emission tomography (PET) scans to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease. Now, Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital are the first ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine.
Dentistry Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most people probably know that heart disease remains the nation's No. 1 killer. But what many may be surprised to learn is that cholesterol has a major accomplice in causing dangerous arterial plaque buildup that can trigger ...
Immunology Aug 14, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 15 |
Newly published research led by Dr. David Spence of Western University, Canada, shows that eating egg yolks accelerates atherosclerosis in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes. Surveying more than 1200 patients, Dr. Spence ...
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Cadmium levels in blood and urine are independently associated with the development of atherosclerotic plaques in older women, according to a study published online July 20 in the Journal of ...
Medical research Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |